Eateries up for awards

LOCAL cafes and restaurants have made the shortlist for this year’s Derbyshire Food and Drink Awards.

Horsley Lodge has been nominated for restaurant of the year, Fresh Ground, in Belper, has been nominated for best cafe and Fresh Basil, also in Belper, has been nominated for best breakfast - while Bournes Restaurant, at Denby Pottery visitor centre, is nominated for best restaurant within an attraction.

Now judges from the Quality in Tourism team, CAMRA and other industry professionals will make undercover visits to each of the shortlisted venues before deciding.

The winners of the food and drink awards, which are now in their tenth year, will be announced at Thornbridge Hall on Wednesday, November 2.